From a consumption perspective, Indonesia and Philippines are bright spots for investors, says Princy Singh, head of Asean Consumer Research at JPMorgan.
Philippine authorities are verifying reports that Abu Sayyaf militants have beheaded a Malaysian hostage after a ransom demand was not met.
Mark Tucker, CEO of AIA, shares his bullishness on Asia, which he says still offers substantial opportunities due to factors such as demographics and urbanization.
APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.
The Manila APEC Summit will focus on economic areas that need positive exposure to competition and growth, says Alan Bollard, executive director of the APEC Secretariat.
Countries have gone to war for less. But pollution from Indonesia's forest fires has received a relatively benign regional response.
Binay Chandgothia, MD and portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors, says many of China's service sectors are gaining momentum amid the transformation from a manufacturing-led economy.
In this episode of "Managing Asia," Jose Antonio, CEO of Century Properties Group, outlines his goal to put Manila on the world map as a global cosmopolitan city.
China's naval commander told his U.S. counterpart there was a risk of "war" if the U.S. stays in the South China Sea.
Asia's markets are rebounding from a selloff that sent some regional currencies to their lowest level since the Asian Financial Crisis in the late 1990s.
The massive traffic jams in Manila may be a nightmare for most people, but for the team behind foldable bicycle Nyfti, it was where their business idea originated from. CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports.
The Philippine economy grew 5.6 percent in the second quarter but concerns over China tempered the outlook.
PK Basu, chief ASEAN economist at Macquarie Securities, is retaining his year-end target of 4.15 for the ringgit on the back of "sound fundamentals" in the Malaysian economy.
Hozefa Topiwalla, ASEAN equity strategist and head of Singapore research at Morgan Stanley, says stock markets in Southeast Asia remain vulnerable to external factors.
China's move to devalue the yuan will impact emerging markets in several ways and investors should beware, says UBS's Jorge Mariscal.
Cesar Purisima, Secretary of Finance of The Philippines, explains why the Philippine economy will stay resilient amid the growth slowdown in China and the devaluation of the yuan.
The Philippines depends on remittances for around 10 percent of GDP, but changes in where workers are headed may see that dry up. The Financial Times reports.
"The last few decades have shown that Communist Party rhetoric typically doesn't play out in the real world," says an author and former China resident.
How China's new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank can rival the West's World Bank, says Curtis Chin.
In this final episode of "Global Opportunities Philippines", CNBC's Pauline Chiou examines whether the Philippines has what it takes to grab a much bigger slice of the manufacturing business.